The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 649 717 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.86% 18.75% 20.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.14% 58.01% 56.92%
Number of salaries quoted 604 642 708
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1177 1236 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.39% 32.33% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1053 1062 1216
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -4 50 £37,500 - 8
Stockport -8 34 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Rochdale -2 19 £50,000 - 4
Wigan +4 15 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Sale -1 13 £47,500 +82.69% 1
Oldham 0 7 £32,500 -7.80% 4
Altrincham -5 6 £36,500 -8.75% 3
Salford - 5 £50,000 - 2
Bury +2 4 £30,000 -36.84% 3
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 740 (59.97%) .NET
2 710 (57.54%) C#
3 619 (50.16%) SQL
4 498 (40.36%) ASP.NET
5 474 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
6 409 (33.14%) Microsoft
7 396 (32.09%) MVC
8 336 (27.23%) T-SQL
9 316 (25.61%) JavaScript
10 295 (23.91%) CSS
11 269 (21.80%) HTML
12 259 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 257 (20.83%) TDD
14 254 (20.58%) Windows
15 242 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 239 (19.37%) WCF
17 236 (19.12%) Finance
18 219 (17.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 218 (17.67%) MS Excel
20 203 (16.45%) SQL Server 2014
21 193 (15.64%) jQuery
22 188 (15.24%) SQL Server 2008
23 167 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
23 167 (13.53%) .NET Framework
24 156 (12.64%) Web Development
25 155 (12.56%) AngularJS
26 148 (11.99%) Web Services
27 143 (11.59%) OO
28 133 (10.78%) Scrum
29 132 (10.70%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.89%) CMS
3 43 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (1.94%) Umbraco
5 17 (1.38%) IIS
5 17 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (0.97%) NetWeaver
8 11 (0.89%) SAS
9 10 (0.81%) NServiceBus
10 9 (0.73%) Apache
11 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.57%) Drupal
12 7 (0.57%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.24%) CICS
Applications
1 218 (17.67%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.73%) MS Office
3 19 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.89%) SPSS
5 8 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.24%) MS Project
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.081%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.081%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (1.13%) Visualfiles
2 12 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.24%) OPENContractor
4 3 (0.24%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.081%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.081%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.081%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.081%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 112 (9.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.11%) Google Play
4 17 (1.38%) Office 365
5 13 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.97%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.49%) PaaS
8 6 (0.49%) SaaS
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.24%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.24%) GitHub
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.38%) Internet
2 38 (3.08%) SAN
3 21 (1.70%) HTTP
4 20 (1.62%) Firewall
4 20 (1.62%) VPN
5 16 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.22%) DNS
7 10 (0.81%) NAS
8 9 (0.73%) LAN
9 7 (0.57%) Intranet
10 6 (0.49%) WAN
11 5 (0.41%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.32%) IPv4
12 4 (0.32%) MPLS
12 4 (0.32%) VoIP
13 3 (0.24%) DHCP
14 2 (0.16%) Broadband
14 2 (0.16%) FTP
14 2 (0.16%) SMS
14 2 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 219 (17.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 203 (16.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 188 (15.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 124 (10.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 122 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
7 92 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 86 (6.97%) MySQL
9 78 (6.32%) Relational Database
10 77 (6.24%) NoSQL
11 63 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 58 (4.70%) MongoDB
13 36 (2.92%) RDBMS
14 33 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 31 (2.51%) QlikView
16 25 (2.03%) Big Data
16 25 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
17 23 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (1.78%) Data Mining
18 22 (1.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 81 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 76 (6.16%) Git (software)
3 64 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 61 (4.94%) JIRA
5 51 (4.13%) NUnit
6 40 (3.24%) Selenium
7 34 (2.76%) MSTest
8 32 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 32 (2.59%) TeamCity
9 30 (2.43%) JUnit
10 29 (2.35%) Subversion
11 28 (2.27%) SpecFlow
12 20 (1.62%) Rhino Mocks
13 19 (1.54%) Moq
14 15 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
15 14 (1.13%) AccuRev
16 12 (0.97%) Mercurial
17 10 (0.81%) FxCop
17 10 (0.81%) StyleCop
18 7 (0.57%) ReSharper
General
1 236 (19.12%) Finance
2 94 (7.62%) Games
3 73 (5.92%) Legal
4 49 (3.97%) Marketing
5 42 (3.40%) Retail
6 36 (2.92%) Law
7 17 (1.38%) Banking
8 16 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.97%) Back Office
9 12 (0.97%) Music Industry
10 10 (0.81%) Advertising
10 10 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.65%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.32%) Local Government
14 1 (0.081%) Electronics
14 1 (0.081%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.081%) Military
Job Titles
1 784 (63.53%) Developer
2 488 (39.55%) .NET Developer
3 327 (26.50%) C# Developer
4 261 (21.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 157 (12.72%) SQL Developer
6 150 (12.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 147 (11.91%) Software Developer
8 146 (11.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 122 (9.89%) C# Software Developer
10 120 (9.72%) .NET Software Developer
10 120 (9.72%) DBA
11 114 (9.24%) Analyst
12 113 (9.16%) SQL DBA
13 89 (7.21%) Senior Developer
14 67 (5.43%) Applications Support
15 64 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 61 (4.94%) Senior .NET Developer
17 54 (4.38%) SQL Server DBA
18 53 (4.29%) Junior
19 52 (4.21%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 740 (59.97%) .NET
2 498 (40.36%) ASP.NET
3 295 (23.91%) CSS
4 269 (21.80%) HTML
5 259 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 239 (19.37%) WCF
7 193 (15.64%) jQuery
8 167 (13.53%) .NET Framework
9 155 (12.56%) AngularJS
10 148 (11.99%) Web Services
11 125 (10.13%) Entity Framework
11 125 (10.13%) XML
12 118 (9.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 108 (8.75%) WPF
14 97 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 94 (7.62%) HTML5
16 81 (6.56%) RESTful
17 78 (6.32%) KnockoutJS
18 72 (5.83%) Node.js
19 70 (5.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 111 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (8.18%) Replication
3 81 (6.56%) iPad
4 78 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 69 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
6 67 (5.43%) Clustering
7 58 (4.70%) Mobile App
8 26 (2.11%) iPhone
9 20 (1.62%) User Experience
10 19 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
10 19 (1.54%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.38%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.38%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.13%) Data Integration
12 14 (1.13%) N-Tier
13 12 (0.97%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.81%) Driving Licence
14 10 (0.81%) PMI
15 8 (0.65%) Online Games
16 7 (0.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 254 (20.58%) Windows
2 86 (6.97%) Windows Server
3 55 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (3.81%) Linux
5 37 (3.00%) Android
6 36 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (2.03%) Windows 7
8 23 (1.86%) Windows 10
9 22 (1.78%) Mac OS X
10 21 (1.70%) Unix
11 16 (1.30%) CentOS
12 8 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.57%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.081%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (32.09%) MVC
3 257 (20.83%) TDD
4 167 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
5 156 (12.64%) Web Development
6 143 (11.59%) OO
7 133 (10.78%) Scrum
8 118 (9.56%) Software Engineering
9 112 (9.08%) BDD
9 112 (9.08%) Web Application Development
10 98 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
11 89 (7.21%) Dependency Injection
12 83 (6.73%) Unit Testing
13 80 (6.48%) Mentoring
14 79 (6.40%) High Availability
15 73 (5.92%) SDLC
16 69 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
17 68 (5.51%) Kanban
18 65 (5.27%) ETL
18 65 (5.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 710 (57.54%) C#
2 619 (50.16%) SQL
3 336 (27.23%) T-SQL
4 316 (25.61%) JavaScript
5 112 (9.08%) VB.NET
6 91 (7.37%) Java
7 65 (5.27%) PowerShell
8 51 (4.13%) Ruby
9 44 (3.57%) VB
10 33 (2.67%) C++
11 24 (1.94%) F#
12 20 (1.62%) VBA
12 20 (1.62%) VBScript
13 19 (1.54%) PHP
14 14 (1.13%) XPath
15 13 (1.05%) Python
16 12 (0.97%) ANSI SQL
17 11 (0.89%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.81%) TypeScript
19 9 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 131 (10.62%) Degree
2 63 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (1.78%) ISEB
4 18 (1.46%) MCSA
5 16 (1.30%) MCT
6 13 (1.05%) HND
7 11 (0.89%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.41%) MCP
10 5 (0.41%) MCSE
11 4 (0.32%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.24%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.16%) PhD
13 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.081%) CFA
14 1 (0.081%) MCITP
14 1 (0.081%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.081%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.40%) QA
2 18 (1.46%) SLA
3 16 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.81%) WAI
6 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.24%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.081%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.97%) Terminal Server
4 6 (0.49%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.41%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.32%) vSphere
7 3 (0.24%) SRDF
7 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.081%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.081%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (2.35%) Kibana
2 20 (1.62%) SCCM
3 14 (1.13%) LiteSpeed
4 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (0.65%) SCOM
6 6 (0.49%) Puppet
7 5 (0.41%) Ansible
7 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.41%) WMI
8 4 (0.32%) WSUS
9 3 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.24%) Packer
10 2 (0.16%) vMotion
11 1 (0.081%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.081%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.081%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.081%) Graphite
11 1 (0.081%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 409 (33.14%) Microsoft
2 132 (10.70%) Oracle
3 60 (4.86%) Google
4 51 (4.13%) VMware
5 28 (2.27%) SAP
6 26 (2.11%) Tableau
7 23 (1.86%) iManage
7 23 (1.86%) RedGate
8 22 (1.78%) Citrix
9 19 (1.54%) IBM
10 16 (1.30%) Cisco
11 15 (1.22%) Remedy
12 13 (1.05%) Xamarin
13 12 (0.97%) Interwoven
14 10 (0.81%) Sitecore
15 8 (0.65%) Cognos
15 8 (0.65%) EMC
15 8 (0.65%) HP
15 8 (0.65%) NetApp
16 7 (0.57%) ESRI
Manchester, Lancashire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + life assurance + pension + more
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working unlmtd holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £33000.00 per annum + 18% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000, Flexi-time, Funded Training, Share Scheme, Health Ins
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus scheme, share options, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + 20% bonus, flexible working hours, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago